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The Resource The Black West : a documentary and pictorial history of the African American role in the westward expansion of the United States, by William Loren Katz with a new introduction

The Black West : a documentary and pictorial history of the African American role in the westward expansion of the United States, by William Loren Katz with a new introduction

Label
The Black West : a documentary and pictorial history of the African American role in the westward expansion of the United States
Title
The Black West
Title remainder
a documentary and pictorial history of the African American role in the westward expansion of the United States
Statement of responsibility
by William Loren Katz with a new introduction
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Looks at the history of Blacks in the American Western frontier
  • The American West: no period in our history has defined and shaped us more as a nation. Unique to the U.S., the Old West exerts a power on the American imagination that can still be seen in almost every aspect of our culture. Sadly, as is the case with most other periods, historic acknowledgment of the African American contribution to the West is either totally nonexistent or nowhere near complete. In The Black West, historian William Loren Katz corrects the record in words and pictures, showing that, from the journeys of Lewis and Clark to the charge at San Juan Hill, African American men and women exerted an influence beyond their numbers in the discovery and definition of the American West. - Back cover
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Katz, William Loren
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Touchstone book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African American pioneers
  • West (U.S.)
  • African Americans
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • West (U.S.)
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • African American pioneers
  • African Americans
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • United States, West
Label
The Black West : a documentary and pictorial history of the African American role in the westward expansion of the United States, by William Loren Katz with a new introduction
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Touchstone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 336-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The explorers (Pioneer Maroon settlements -- Stephen Dorantes or Estevan -- Jean Baptiste Pointe Du Sable -- York -- Florida's black explorers) -- The fur traders (Bonga (Bonza) family -- James P. Beckwourth) -- The early settlers (Colonial life -- Early black settlements -- Western colorphobia -- Black laws -- Lucy and Abijah Prince -- Greenbury Logan -- John Jones -- Dred Scott -- George Washington of Centralia, Washington -- George Washington Bush -- Aunt Clara Brown -- The black jockeys -- The black pioneers of British Columbia)
  • Slavery in the West (The Constitution -- Slavery escalates frontier conflict -- The Mexican War -- Slaveholder efforts at new frontiers -- Western abolitionism -- The western stations of the underground railroad -- Bleeding Kansas) -- California (Under Spain and Mexico -- Gold rush days -- Fugitive slave days -- Early civil rights campaigns -- Mifflin W. Gibbs) -- The cowboys (Nat Love--"Deadwood Dick" -- Cherokee Bill -- Mary Fields -- Ben Hodges -- Isom Dart -- Bill Pickett) -- The homesteaders -- (Barney Ford and Henry O. Wagoner -- The black western press)
  • The black infantry and cavalry (The Ninth Cavalry -- The Tenth Cavalry -- The 24th and 25th Infantry Regiments -- Black officers from West Point -- At the Little Big Horn -- Frederic Remington's black west -- The Seminole Negro Indian scouts) -- Oklahoma : A black dream crushed (Protecting Oklahoma -- Exodus to Oklahoma -- Edwin P. McCabe) -- The Spanish-American War (Glory abroad, lynching at home) -- Black women of the last frontier (Women of the migrations to Kansas -- Black pioneer women -- Education and progress -- The Black towns -- Elvira Conley) -- The Black west in white America : conclusions
Control code
ocm34633543
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 348 pages
Isbn
9780684814780
Lccn
96129280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)34633543
Label
The Black West : a documentary and pictorial history of the African American role in the westward expansion of the United States, by William Loren Katz with a new introduction
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Touchstone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 336-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The explorers (Pioneer Maroon settlements -- Stephen Dorantes or Estevan -- Jean Baptiste Pointe Du Sable -- York -- Florida's black explorers) -- The fur traders (Bonga (Bonza) family -- James P. Beckwourth) -- The early settlers (Colonial life -- Early black settlements -- Western colorphobia -- Black laws -- Lucy and Abijah Prince -- Greenbury Logan -- John Jones -- Dred Scott -- George Washington of Centralia, Washington -- George Washington Bush -- Aunt Clara Brown -- The black jockeys -- The black pioneers of British Columbia)
  • Slavery in the West (The Constitution -- Slavery escalates frontier conflict -- The Mexican War -- Slaveholder efforts at new frontiers -- Western abolitionism -- The western stations of the underground railroad -- Bleeding Kansas) -- California (Under Spain and Mexico -- Gold rush days -- Fugitive slave days -- Early civil rights campaigns -- Mifflin W. Gibbs) -- The cowboys (Nat Love--"Deadwood Dick" -- Cherokee Bill -- Mary Fields -- Ben Hodges -- Isom Dart -- Bill Pickett) -- The homesteaders -- (Barney Ford and Henry O. Wagoner -- The black western press)
  • The black infantry and cavalry (The Ninth Cavalry -- The Tenth Cavalry -- The 24th and 25th Infantry Regiments -- Black officers from West Point -- At the Little Big Horn -- Frederic Remington's black west -- The Seminole Negro Indian scouts) -- Oklahoma : A black dream crushed (Protecting Oklahoma -- Exodus to Oklahoma -- Edwin P. McCabe) -- The Spanish-American War (Glory abroad, lynching at home) -- Black women of the last frontier (Women of the migrations to Kansas -- Black pioneer women -- Education and progress -- The Black towns -- Elvira Conley) -- The Black west in white America : conclusions
Control code
ocm34633543
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 348 pages
Isbn
9780684814780
Lccn
96129280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)34633543

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